Manage site collection administrators

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You can change or add site collection administrators by using the Site Collection Administrators page. All actions that are performed on site collection administrators are logged in the Security log in Event Viewer.

  1. On the top navigation bar, click Application Management.

  2. On the Application Management page, in the SharePoint Site Management section, click Site Collection Administrators.

  3. If the selected site is not the site for which you want to manage administrators, on the Site Collection Administrators page, on the Site Collection menu in the Site Collection section, click Change Site Collection.

    1. In the Select Site Collection dialog box, select the site for which you want to manage administrators.

    2. Click OK.

  4. In either the Primary site collection administrator user name box or the Secondary site collection administrator user name box, enter the user name of the user to whom you want to assign that role.

  5. Click OK.

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